4th of July Fireworks, Parades and Local Events: Celebrating Independence Day in Columbus, OH
Posted on: June 20, 2018 | by: Joseph Beatty
The 4th of July is often spent watching fireworks, having cookouts and attending parades. And when you live in Columbus, OH, you are lucky to have a wide variety of exciting Independence Day events to choose from. Whether you’re looking for a full-day family event, a parade or fireworks, Columbus, OH is sure to have a July 4th celebration for you. Check out these Independence Day celebrations in Columbus, OH!
4th of July, 2018 Events in Columbus, OH
As a way of saying thank you to those who served our country, all active and non-active members of the military can get themselves and their family into the Columbus Zoo for free. The Columbus Zoo’s Military Free Dayz runs from June 30th through July 8th.
Are you looking for a day of family fun celebrating Independence Day? On Sunday, July 1st spend the day at the Independence Day celebration at Ohio Village! This event will be set in a re-created 19th-century village and feature old-fashioned family activities. The event will also feature a Grand Procession, patriotic speeches, a concert by the Ohio Village Singers, Muffins baseball, a pie eating content and a community dance.
On Tuesday, July 3rd, bring your family to Red White & Boom in downtown Columbus! From noon until 8:00 PM, there will be a Children’s Park on the corner of Neil Avenue. This park will include inflatables, a bounce house, obstacles, a slide and much more. At 5:30 PM, the 2018 Ford Oval of Honor Red, White & BOOM parade will commence! The parade will start at the Main St. Bridge, turn north on Front St. and end at the corner of Front St. and Spring St. At 10:00 PM, there will be a firework show at the east bank of Genoa Park.
The 35th Annual Doo Dah Parade
If you’re looking for something fun to do on Independence Day, attend the 35th Annual Doo Dah Parade! The Annual Doo Dah celebrates freedom of speech through humor. The parade will kick off at 1:00 pm on the 4th of July in the Short North Arts District. The parade will last about two hours. Can’t make the parade? From 10:00 am to 7:00 pm there will be a free block party with live music!
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